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Millennial brothers who do love to fish - Travis, left and Trevor Wentworth, of the Staples area. (Ray Gildow photo)
I have been giving a lot of thought to an issue that has emerged across America. Who will take an interest in the outdoors when the current generations are gone?  Writers like to place people in categories to look at trends, values, and interests. We have the Greatest Generation, those born from...
“Timing is everything,” or so we’re often told. That pearl of wisdom is sometimes no less true for wild creatures than it is for humans.  With the first week of March came temperatures soaring into the 50’s in northern Minnesota, tempting one to leave the jacket on its hook when going out for the...
Staples-Motley High School senior Kelsie Weite has been signed to play basketball at the University of Jamestown, N.D., beginning the fall of 2017. Weite is a member of the SM Cardinal Varsity Girls Basketball team. Weite, pictured center, officially signed at the high school on Feb. 24. Also...
The Staples-Motley boys basketball team lost in the first round of the playoffs, 69-58 to Pelican Rapids on March 9. Missed shots early and missed free throws late led to one of the team’s lowest scoring games of the year. It was a disappointing end to a season in which the Cardinals finished 13-12...
Kelsie Weite takes the ball to the basket against the state’s top ranked team. (Staples World photos by Mark Anderson)
The Staples-Motley girls basketball team came out on top in a wild finish of the section semifinal game to beat Barnesville 45-43 on March 7, then threw a scare into the state’s top rated team, undefeated Roseau, before falling in the section final 68-48 on March 10. Both games were at the...
The Staples-Motley boys basketball team had two up and down games in a row, but came out on top in one of them. The Cardinals lost to Detroit Lakes 80-66 on Feb. 28, then came back to defeat Barnesville 67-54 on March 3. The Cardinals stayed right with DL for most of the game, but turnovers and...
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The Staples-Motley girls basketball team will play for the section championship on Friday, March 10, at 7 p.m. at the University of Minnesota-Crookston. The Cardinals defeated Barnesville 45-43 on March 7 and will play Roseau for the right to go to the state tournament. In the first two rounds of...
In the state championship match, Alex Erpelding takes to the air to make sure he doesn’t get caught early. (Submitted photo)
Alex Erpelding is the 170 pound state champion and Spencer Miller placed third at 113 pounds during the state wrestling tournament March 3-4 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The other four Cardinal wrestlers did not place, although Blayne Dumpprope won his first match at 120 pounds. Owen...

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